Naturally, there are a lot of options when it comes to the information about boats for sale, but buying them on the internet is a very different story.
First and actually popular source for finding boats for sale is ofcourse the internet. You can search and find a lot of great info about boats. The valuable information like high quality photos, features, prices, great offers and discounts, comparison charts, reviews, stories, statistics etc.
One you find a great picture of the boat online that you like, you won't neceserily buy it right away as there is a due process to follow once it comes to that.
First when making you research look for boats that are on sale within your preffered category that you find online.
Other items to check on the list are the age of the boat, why the owner is selling it and what's the state of the engine or how well the boat has been maintained.
Ofcourse most importantly, you must take the boat out on the water for a test sail. That's the only way to actually know how well it preforms on the water.
All the items on the list have to be considered carefully in order to avoid closing bad deals. And not every checkpoint can be inspected online.
Meet with the boat seller discuss the price and all other details. Inquire about spare parts, life vests and other important items that every boat should have. They can even suggest a place in the marina where you can temporarily store your newly purchased boat.
Once the sale is complete make sure the transfer documents are notarized by your lawyer and safely stored away.
Great sailing starts from here with your new boat.